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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘suicide’

Berthoud Police Blotter, November 2016

Berthoud Police Blotter, November 2016

Updated Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Provided by James Anderson Patrol Sergeant: Berthoud Squad Tuesday, November 1 Recovered Narcotics: 500 block of S. 9th Street, while at a disturbance at this address a small baggie of suspected methamphetamine was located Suicidal Threats: 900 block of Mountain Ave, a 32-year-old woman was called in by her father as being suicidal. Vehicle Crash: Mountain Avenue and 8th Street, - Unknown driver struck a light pole and abandoned ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: May 2015

Berthoud Police Blotter: May 2015

Provided By James AndersonPatrol Sergeant, Berthoud Squad Friday, May 1 Theft: 100 block of Bunyan Avenue, business owner reported that an unknown person stole 9 empty beer kegs from the back of the business. Civil Issue/Warrant Arrest: 200 block of E Colorado Avenue, a 38-year-old woman was contacted during a verbal argument between her and her landlord. She was found to have a warrant out for her arrest. Warrant Arrest: 1500 block of 4th Street, Contact was made with a ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: September 2014

Berthoud Police Blotter: September 2014

Provided By James Anderson Patrol Sergeant, Berthoud Squad   Tuesday, September 2 Suicide Attempt: 1600 block of 4th Street, a 35 year old was found unresponsive by her roommate . She was transported to McKee by ambulance.  Injured Dog: 200 block of Second Street, Two children reported a blue heeler dog followed them home from school. The dog had a bleeding and injured hind leg. The dog had a collar but no tags and was not micro-chipped. Turned over to Animal Control. Extra ... Full Story

Drone pilot speaks out

Drone pilot speaks out

I worked on the US drone program. The public should know what really goes on Few of the politicians who so brazenly proclaim the benefits of drones have a real clue how it actually works (and doesn't) By Heather Linebaugh Whenever I read comments by politicians defending the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Predator and Reaper program – aka drones – I wish I could ask them a few questions. I'd start with: "How many women and children have you seen incinerated by a Hellfire missile?" And: "How ... Full Story

How To Destroy An Entire Country

How To Destroy An Entire Country

By Alan Grayson From a recent 188-page report by the World Health Organization come these ghastly and appalling factoids: Suicide rates rose 40% in the first six months of 2011 alone. Murder has doubled. 9,100 doctors in Greece, roughly one out of every seven, have been laid off. Joining those doctors in joblessness are 27.6% of the entire Greek labor force. By comparison, in the depths of the Great Depression, unemployment in the United States peaked at a lower percentage than that. Among ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: April 2013

Berthoud Fire Calls: April 2013

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for April 2013 Monday, April 1 BFPD responded to a medical call for a fall victim on Longview Ave. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care. BFPD responded to a medical call to I-25. The call was cancelled while the crew was en route. BFPD was called to Franklin Ave for a medical emergency; the crew assisted TVEMS with patient care. BFPD responded to Massachusetts Ave. at the request of law enforcement for a possible suicidal subject. ... Full Story

How Violence Protects the State

  By Stephanie Van Hook On April 4, 1967, exactly one year before Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered, he spoke passionately in a sermon at Riverside Church in New York about the war in Vietnam. In this gripping speech about the hypocrisy of bringing democracy through napalm and the audacity of fostering a brotherhood through war and killing, he made a daring confession: “I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ghettos without having first spoken ... Full Story

Spotlight on bullying in Berthoud

Spotlight on bullying in Berthoud

  Following the suicide of a Turner Middle School eighth-grader in March there has been a great deal of talk about bullying in the Berthoud Schools. Tuesday saw two separate events about bullying. Many definitions of bullying were expressed at these meetings, but the basic tenets were the same. Bullying is repetitive, persistent abusive behavior with the purpose of causing physical or mental harm. It revolves around an imbalance of power and may involve verbal harassment or physical ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat, July 2010

Berthoud Police Beat, July 2010

Thursday, July 1 Dog days at the Police Department. In the early morning, 2 a.m., the Loveland Report Herald driver brought in a Jack Russell Terrier. Water bubbling up in a field at SE Second Street and East Colorado Avenue was cause enough for a concerned citizen to report it to authorities. Police turned the matter over to the water department. A dog left unattended in a vehicle at Grace Place brought a call from police. Police had to assist staff at the pool when a juvenile refused to ... Full Story

Update on Berthoud Suicide

Richard Vivez's body was discovered by an overnight guest at his residence at 506 Welch Avenue, Berthoud, Colorado. When Berthoud  Officer Vasquez responded to the complaint of a barking dog, the guest contacted the officer to inform him about the deceased. The initial investigation indicates that the the probable cause of death was from self inflicted injuries. the police press release does not indicate the type of injuries. There has been a tremendous outpouring of comments to this site ... Full Story

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